From: Evan Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jan 12 2002 - 11:54:36 PST
On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 03:55:35PM +0000, Chris Ball wrote:
> Oops. As far as the mail checking part goes, I don't think I knew what
> I was doing when I wrote it. Any idea how it's unstable? It hasn't
> crashed on me yet.
Ah, well, it works most of the time, but it sometimes gets confused
about how much new mail I have (and misreports it).
And really, it should be running the mail-checking bit in a separate
process/thread so it doesn't block further-- if you have a lot of mail
in your inbox, further just sorta locks once a minute while it reads
> I played with l3. It's nice. :-) Evan, could you put the further
> tutorial up somewhere, if you think it's good enough? (Despite Abe
> clearly not needing it. :-)
Er, yeah, I totally forgot about that! I'm sorry!
Lemme see if I still have it around.
Man, if I had a few weeks off... I could make everything beautiful.
> I'm working on an OS X launcher. There shouldn't be anything
> non-trivial there; captions on mouseover, zooming of icons.. I think
> it's just taking time because I'm Bad At Writing C. Sigh.
Making things work with the callback-based model is really difficult,
and there are a lot of gotchas... but sadly, I've thought about it at
great length and I think there may not be a better way of doing it.
-- Evan Martin email@example.com http://neugierig.org
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